U.S. 2019 Payroll Tax Update

This tax update applies to:

  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 on Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 on Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 on Microsoft SQL Server

Summary: This document contains instructions for installing the 2019 U.S. Payroll Tax Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

This is the second tax update for 2019. It includes state tax table changes that take effect January 1, 2019. It is recommended you install this update before processing payrolls for the 2019 year.

This document assumes that you are familiar with the Microsoft Dynamics GP U.S. Payroll module.

Changes in January Round 2 update

  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • North Dakota
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

2019 Federal tax changes

There are no federal changes in the Round 2 tax table update.

2019 state or territorial tax changes

The following tax changes are included in this update:

Withholding changes for Alabama

Personal Exemption for taxpayers filing HOF

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 23,500 4,700 0% 0
23,500 24,000 4,565 0% 0
24,000 24,500 4,430 0% 0
24,500 25,000 4,295 0% 0
25,000 25,500 4,160 0% 0
25,500 26,000 4,025 0% 0
26,000 26,500 3,890 0% 0
26,500 27,000 3,755 0% 0
27,000 27,500 3,620 0% 0
27,500 28,000 3,485 0% 0
28,000 28,500 3,350 0% 0
28,500 29,000 3,215 0% 0
29,000 29,500 3,080 0% 0
29,500 30,000 2,945 0% 0
30,000 30,500 2,810 0% 0
30,500 31,000 2,675 0% 0
31,000 31,500 2,540 0% 0
31,500 32,000 2,405 0% 0
32,000 32,500 2,270 0% 0
32,500 33,000 2,135 0% 0
33,000 2,000 0% 0

Personal Exemption for taxpayers filing MAR

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 23,500 7,500 0% 0
23,500 24,000 7,325 0% 0
24,000 24,500 7,150 0% 0
24,500 25,000 6,975 0% 0
25,000 25,500 6,800 0% 0
25,500 26,000 6,625 0% 0
26,000 26,500 6,450 0% 0
26,500 27,000 6,275 0% 0
27,000 27,500 6,100 0% 0
27,500 28,000 5,925 0% 0
28,000 28,500 5,750 0% 0
28,500 29,000 5,575 0% 0
29,000 29,500 5,400 0% 0
29,500 30,000 5,225 0% 0
30,000 30,500 5,050 0% 0
30,500 31,000 4,875 0% 0
31,000 31,500 4,700 0% 0
31,500 32,000 4,525 0% 0
32,000 32,500 4,350 0% 0
32,500 33,000 4,175 0% 0
33,000 4,000 0% 0

Personal Exemption for taxpayers filing MFS

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 10,750 3,750 0% 0
10,750 11,000 3,662 0% 0
11,000 11,250 3,574 0% 0
11,250 11,500 3,486 0% 0
11,500 11,750 3,398 0% 0
11,750 12,000 3,310 0% 0
12,000 12,250 3,222 0% 0
12,250 12,500 3,134 0% 0
12,500 12,750 3,046 0% 0
12,750 13,000 2,958 0% 0
13,000 13,250 2,870 0% 0
13,250 13,500 2,782 0% 0
13,500 13,750 2,694 0% 0
13,750 14,000 2,606 0% 0
14,000 14,250 2,518 0% 0
14,250 14,500 2,430 0% 0
14,500 14,750 2,342 0% 0
14,750 15,000 2,254 0% 0
15,000 15,250 2,166 0% 0
15,250 15,500 2,078 0% 0
15,500 2,000 0% 0

Withholding changes for Colorado

The Personal Exemption is $4,200 Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 11,800 0 0.00% 0
11,800 And Over 0 4.63% 11,800

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 3,800 0 0.00% 0
3,800 And Over 0 4.63% 3,800

Withholding changes for Connecticut

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as A, D, and F changes made to tax amount on wages over $100,000, only those changed brackets shown in table below

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
100,000 200,000 5,050.00 6% 100,000
200,000 250,000 11,050.00 6.5% 200,000
250,000 500,000 14,300.00 6.9% 250,000
500,000 31,550.00 6.99% 500,000

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as B, changes made to tax amount on wages over $160,000, only those changed brackets shown in table below

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
160,000 320,000 8,080.00 6% 160,000
320,000 400,000 17,680.00 6.5% 320,000
400,000 800,000 22,880.00 6.9% 400,000
800,000 50,480.00 6.99% 800,000

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as C, changes made to tax amount on wages over $200,000, only those changed brackets shown in table below

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
200,000 400,000 10,100.00 6% 200,000
400,000 500,000 22,100.00 6.5% 400,000
500,000 1,000,000 28,600.00 6.9% 500,000
1,000,000 63,100.00 6.99% 1,000,000

Withholding changes for Massachusetts

The Flat Tax Rate is 5.05% for Filing Status of HOH and OTHERS

Withholding changes for Michigan

The Personal Exemption is $4,400

Withholding changes for Missouri

Removed from Sequence Subtract Personal Exemptiona and Subtract Annualized Federal Tax Standard Deduction Amount for all Filing Status is $18,350 The tax table is used for all filing status

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 1,053 0 1.5% 0
1,053 2,106 16.00 2.0% 1,053
2,106 3,159 37.00 2.5% 2,106
3,159 4,212 63.00 3.0% 3,159
4,212 5,265 95.00 3.5% 4,212
5,265 6,318 132.00 4.0% 5,265
6,318 7,371 174.00 4.5% 6,318
7,371 8,424 221.00 5.0% 7,371
8,424 274.00 5.4% 8,424

Withholding changes for New Jersey

For all Filing Status the tax rate for employees making over $5,000,000 is 11.80%

Withholding changes for North Dakota

The Personal Exemption amount is $4,200 Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 10,400 0 0% 0
10,400 75,000 0 1.10% 10,400
75,000 141,000 710.60 2.04% 75,000
141,000 252,000 2,057.00 2.27% 141,000
252,000 440,000 4,576.70 2.64% 252,000
440,000 And Over 9,539.90 2.90% 440,000

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 4,500 0 0% 0
4,500 43,000 0 1.10% 4,500
43,000 87,000 423.50 2.04% 43,000
87,000 202,000 1,312.10 2.27% 87,000
202,000 432,000 3,931.60 2.64% 202,000
432,000 And Over 10,003.60 2.90% 432,000

Withholding changes for Rhode Island

For all Filing Status the Personal Exemption ($1,000) wage limit increased from $221,800 to $227,050

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR and SINGLE

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 64,050 0 3.75% 0
64,050 145,600 2,401.88 4.75% 64,050
145,600 And Over 6,275.50 5.99% 145,600

Withholding changes for Vermont

The Personal Exemption amount is $4,250 Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 9,225 0 0% 0
9,225 75,375 0 3.35% 9,225
75,375 169,175 2,216.03 6.60% 75,375
169,175 252,975 8,406.83 7.60% 169,175
252,975 And Over 14,775.63 8.75% 252,975

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over    But Not Over    Tax Amount    Tax Rate    On Excess Over   
0 3,075 0 0% 0
3,075 42,675 0 3.35% 3,075
42,675 99,075 1,326.60 6.60% 42,675
99,075 203,275 5,049.00 7.60% 99,075
203,275 And Over 12,968.20 8.75% 203,275

Changes in January Round 1 update

  • Federal changes and FICA Limit
  • California
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • New York – Yonkers
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • South Carolina

2019 Federal tax changes

The maximum taxable earnings for Social Security increase in 2019 to $132,900 from $128,400

The Personal Exemption is $4,200 from $4,150 for MAR and SINGLE filing status.

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as NRA

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
5,500  10% 
5,500  35,275  970.00  12%  5,500 
35,275  80,000  4,543.00  22%  35,275 
80,000  156,525  14,382.50  24%  80,000 
156,525  199,900  32,748.50  32%  156,525 
199,900  506,100  46,628.50  35%  199,900 
506,100  And Over  153,798.50  37%  506,100 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
11,800  0% 
11,800  31,200  10%  11,800 
31,200  90,750  1,940.00  12%  31,200 
90,750  180,200  9,086.00  22%  90,750 
180,200  333,250  28,765.00  24%  180,200 
333,250  420,000  65,497.00  32%  333,250 
420,000  624,150  93,257.00  35%  420,000 
624,150  And Over  164,709.50  37%  624,150 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
3,800  0% 
3,800  13,500  10%  3,800 
13,500  43,275  970.00  12%  13,500 
43,275  88,000  4,543.00  22%  43,275 
88,000  164,525  14,382.50  24%  88,000 
164,525  207,900  32,748.50  32%  164,525 
207,900  514,100  46,628.50  35%  207,900 
514,100  And Over  153,798.50  37%  514,100 

2019 state or territorial tax changes

The following tax changes are included in this update:

Withholding changes for California

For Filing Status of HOH
Personal Exemption is $129.80 from $125.40
Standard Deduction is $8,802 from $8,472
Low Income Limit is $29,146 from $28,095

For Filing Status of MAR1
Personal Exemption is $129.80 from $125.40
Standard Deduction is $4,401 from $4,236
Low Income Limit is $14,573 from $14,048

For Filing Status of MAR2
Personal Exemption is $129.80 from $125.40
Standard Deduction is $8,802 from $8,472
Low Income Limit is $29,146 from $28,095

For Filing Status of SINGLE
Personal Exemption is $129.80 from $125.40
Standard Deduction is $4,401 from $4,236
Low Income Limit is $14,573 from $14,048

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as HOH

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
17,099  1.1% 
17,099  40,512  188.09  2.2%  17,099 
40,512  52,224  703.18  4.4%  40,512 
52,224  64,632  1,218.51  6.6%  52,224 
64,632  76,343  2,037.44  8.8%  64,632 
76,343  389,627  3,068.01  10.23%  76,343 
389,627  467,553  35,116.96  11.33%  389,627 
467,553  779,253  43,945.98  12.43%  467,553 
779,253  1,000,000  82,690.29  13.53%  779,253 
1,000,000  And Over  112,557.36  14.63%  1,000,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR1 and MAR2

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
17,088  1.1% 
17,088  40,510  187.97  2.2%  17,088 
40,510  63,938  703.25  4.4%  40,510 
63,938  88,754  1,734.08  6.6%  63,938 
88,754  112,170  3,371.94  8.8%  88,754 
112,170  572,984  5,432.55  10.23%  112,170 
572,984  687,576  52,573.82  11.33%  572,984 
687,576  1,000,000  65,557.09  12.43%  687,576 
1,000,000  1,145,961  104,391.39  13.53%  1,000,000 
1,145,961  And Over  124,139.90  14.63%  1,145,961 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
8,544  1.1% 
8,544  20,255  93.98  2.2%  8,544 
20,255  31,969  351.62  4.4%  20,255 
31,969  44,377  867.04  6.6%  31,969 
44,377  56,085  1,685.97  8.8%  44,377 
56,085  286,492  2,716.27  10.23%  56,085 
286,492  343,788  26,286.91  11.33%  286,492 
343,788  572,980  32,778.55  12.43%  343,788 
572,980  1,000,000  61,267.12  13.53%  572,980 
1,000,000  And Over  119,042.93  14.63%  1,000,000 

Withholding changes for Georgia

The Dependent Allowance remains at $3,000
The Personal Allowance remains unchanged, Standard Deductions changed

Standard Deductions:

  • HOH $4600.00
  • MFJ1I $6000.00
  • MFJ2I $3000.00
  • MFS $3000.00
  • SINGLE $4600.00

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as HOH and MFJ1I

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
1,000  1.0% 
1,000  3,000  10.00  2.0%  1,000 
3,000  5,000  50.00  3.0%  3,000 
5,000  7,000  110.00  4.0%  5,000 
7,000  10,000  190.00  5.0%  7,000 
10,000  340.00  5.75%  10,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MFJ2I and MFS

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
500  1.0% 
500  1,500  5.00  2.0%  500 
1,500  2,500  25.00  3.0%  1,500 
2,500  3,500  55.00  4.0%  2,500 
3,500  5,000  95.00  5.0%  3,500 
5,000  170.00  5.75%  5,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
750  1.0% 
750  2,250  7.50  2.0%  750 
2,250  3,750  37.50  3.0%  2,250 
3,750  5,250  82.50  4.0%  3,750 
5,250  7,000  142.50  5.0%  5,250 
7,000  230.00  5.75%  7,000 

Withholding changes for Iowa

The Standard Deduction Amount for Filing Status EXP1 is $1690.00, and Filing Status EXP2 is $4160.00

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as EXP1 and EXP2 are as follows:

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
1,333  0.33% 
1,333  2,666  4.40  0.67%  1,333 
2,666  5,331  13.33  2.25%  2,666 
5,331  11,995  73.29  4.14%  5,331 
11,995  19,992  349.18  5.63%  11,995 
19,992  26,656  799.41  5.96%  19,992 
26,656  39,984  1,196.58  6.25%  26,656 
39,984  59,976  2,029.58  7.44%  39,984 
59,976  3,516.98  8.53%  59,976 

Withholding changes for Illinois

The Dependent Exemptions is $2,275

Withholding changes for Kentucky

The Standard Deduction changed to $2590 from $2530
The Flat Tax Rate remains at 5%

Withholding changes for Maine

The Personal Exemption changed from $4150.00 to $4200.00 for all Filing Status’

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE, Tax table type

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
 0  21,850  5.8% 
21,850  51,700  1,267  6.75%  21,850 
51,700  And over  3,282  7.15%  51,700 

Special table type

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
81,450  9,350 
81,450  156,450  75,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR, Tax table type

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
43,700  5.80% 
43,700  103,400  2,535  6.75%  43,700 
103,400  And Over  6,565  7.15%  103,400 

Special table type

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
162,950  21,550 
162,950  312,950 150,000 

Withholding changes for Maryland

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as CARLNE

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
5,000  0% 
5,000  100,000  7.95%  0
100,000  125,000  7,950  8.20%  100,000 
125,000  150,000  10,000  8.45%  125,000 
150,000  250,000  12,112.50  8.70%  150,000 
250,000  And Over  20,812.50  8.95%  250,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as CLMAR

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
5,000  .% 
5,000  150,000  7.95%  0
150,000  175,000  11,925.00  8.20%  150,000 
175,000  225,000  13,795.00  8.45%  175,000 
225,000  300,000  18,200.00  8.70%  225,000 
300,000  And over  24,725.00  8.95%  300,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as CECIL

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
5,000  0% 
5,000  100,000  7.75%  0
100,000  125,000  7,750.00  8.00%  100,000 
125,000  150,000  9,750  8.25%  125,000 
150,000  250,000  11,812.50  8.50%  150,000 
250,000  And Over  20,312.50  8.75%  250,000 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as CCMAR

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
5,000  .% 
5,000  150,000  7.75%  0
150,000  175,000  11,625.00  8.00%  150,000 
175,000  225,000  13,625.00  8.25%  175,000 
225,000  300,000  17,750.00  8.50%  225,000 
300,000  And over  24,125.00  8.75%  300,000 

Withholding changes for Minnesota

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
9,050 
9,050  47,820  5.35%  9,050 
47,820  163,070  2,074.20  7.05%  47,820 
163,070  282,200  10,199.33  7.85%  163,070 
282,200  And over  19,551.04  9.85%  282,200 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
2,400 
2,400  28,920  5.35%  2,400 
28,920  89,510  1,418.82  7.05%  28,920 
89,510  166,290  5,690.42  7.85%  89,510 
166,290  And over  11,717.65  9.85%  166,290 

Withholding changes for New York and New York-Yonkers

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as MAR

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
8500  .0400 
8,500  11,700  340.00  .0450  8,500 
11,700  13,900  484.00  .0525  11,700 
13,900  21,400  600.00  .0590  13,900 
21,400  80,650  1,042.00  .0621  21,400 
80,650  96,800  4,721.00  .0649  80,650 
96,800  107,650  5,770.00  .0764  96,800 
107,650  157,650  6,599.00  .0814  107,650 
157,650  211,550  10,669.00  .0790  157,650 
211,550  323,200  14,927.00  .0699  211,550 
323,200  373,200  22,731.00  .0968  323,200 
373,200  1,077,550  27,571.00  .0735  373,200 
1,077,550  2,155,350  79,341.00  .0765  1,077,550 
2,155,350  2,205,350  161,792.00  .9454  2,155,350 
2,205,350  And over  209,062.00  .0962  2,205,350 

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as SINGLE

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
8500  .0400 
8,500  11,700  340.00  .0450  8,500 
11,700  13,900  484.00  .0525  11,700 
13,900  21,400  600.00  .0590  13,900 
21,400  80,650  1,042.00  .0621  21,400 
80,650  96,800  4,721.00  .0649  80,650 
96,800  107,650  5,770.00  .0752  96,800 
107,650  157,650  6,585.00  .0802  107,650 
157,650  215,400  10,595.00  .0699  157,650 
215,400  265,400  14,632.00  .0890  215,400 
265,400  1,077,550  19,082.00  .0735  265,400 
1,077,550  1,127,550  78,775.00  .5208  1,077,550 
1,127,550  And over  104,815.00  .0962  1,127,550 

Withholding changes for North Carolina

The Standard Deduction amount changed to $15,000 from $14,000 for Filing Status of HOH

The Standard Deduction amount changed to $10,000 from $8,7500 for Filing Status of MAR and SINGLE

The tax rate for all Filing Statues’ is 5.35% from 5.599%

Withholding changes for Ohio

Withholding rates for taxpayers filing as NA

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
5,000  .538% 
5,000  10,000  26.90  1.075%  5,000 
10,000  15,000  80.65  2.153%  10,000 
15,000  20,000  188.30  2.690%  15,000 
20,000  40,000  322.80  3.228%  20,000 
40,000  80,000  968.40  3.765%  40,000 
80,000  100,000  2474.40  4.304%  80,000 
100,000  And over  3335.20  5.379%  100,000 

Withholding changes for Oregon

The Standard Deduction Amount is $4,545 for MS3 and S3 Filing Status.

The Standard Deduction Amount is $2,270 for S2 Filing Status.

Special Tax Type rates for MS3 Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
49,999  6,800  0% 
49,999  249,999  6,800  0% 
249,999  259,999  5,450  0% 
259,999  269,999  4,100  0% 
269,999  279,999  2,700  0% 
279,999  289,999  1,350  0% 
289,999  And over  0% 

Special Tax Type rates for S2 and S3 Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
49,999  6,800  0% 
49,999  124,999  6,800  0% 
124,999  129,999  5,450  0% 
129,999  134,999  4,100  0% 
134,999  139,999  2,700  0% 
139,999  144,999  1,350  0% 
144,999  And over  0% 

Tax Type rates for MS3 and S3 Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
38,655  0% 
38,655  250,000  1,104  9%  17,800 
250,000  And over  22,002  9.9%  250,000 

Tax Type rates for S2 Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
40,930  0% 
40,930  125,000  552  9%  8,900 
125,000  And Over  11,001  9.9%  125,000 

Low Income Type rates for MS3 and S3 Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
7,100  206  5% 
7,100  17,800  561  7%  7,100 
17,800  50,000  1,310  9%  17,800 

Low Income Type rates for S2 Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
3,550  206  5% 
3,550  8,900  383.50  7%  3,550 
8,900  50,000  758  9%  8,900 


Withholding changes for South Carolina

The Personal Exemption is $2,510 for Filing Status ONE.

The Standard Deduction Maximum is $3,470 for ONE Filing Status.

Tax Type rates for all Filing Status

If Over     But Not Over     Tax Amount     Tax Rate     On Excess Over    
2,450  1.1% 
2,450  4,900  (46.55)  3%  2,450 
4,900  7,350  (95.55)  4%  4,900 
7,350  9,800  (169.05)  5%  7,350 
9,800  12,250  (267.05)  6%  9,800 
12,250  And over  (389.55)  7%  12,250 

Resources to assist you

If you have questions about U.S. Payroll tax updates and your Microsoft Partner isn’t available, there are several resources, in addition to this document, to assist in answering your questions.

U.S. Payroll Tax Updates on CustomerSource

Take a look at CustomerSource to find out the tax changes included in each update and to download the update. All instructions for downloading and installing the tax updates also are provided here.

Knowledge Base

https://mbs.microsoft.com/knowledgebase/search.aspx provides you with instant access to the same database our support engineers use. You can find answers to common questions, along with technical tips and performance recommendations.

eSupport

For support requests that can be handled with email, go to https://mbs.microsoft.com/support/newstart.aspx. On average, the response time is nearly twice as fast as telephone support.

Discussion

On the Dynamics GP community site, you can start a tax update discussion with other members of the Microsoft customer community. This database provides you with the opportunity to exchange information with other customers, which is perfect for providing tips and answers to questions about tax updates.

Microsoft Business Solutions Human Resources/Payroll support team

We have a support team focused 100 percent on providing service and support to our Payroll customers. If you have questions, dial toll free 888-GPS-SUPP (888-477-7877).

Preparing for installation

Use the instructions in this section to prepare for the U.S. Payroll Tax Update. For detailed information about the changes in the current tax update round, see Changes in this update.

Are you using a supported version?

To identify the version, you’re using, start Microsoft Dynamics GP. Choose Help>> About Microsoft Dynamics GP. The information window displays the version number in the lower right corner.

This U.S. Payroll Tax Update is supported for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016, and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 on Microsoft SQL Server.

If you’re not using one of the supported versions, you must upgrade to a supported version before installing this tax update.

Have you obtained the update files?

If your computer is connected to the Internet, the Payroll Update Utility (PUE) automatically can download the tax table update file (TX.cab) from the Internet.

If your computer isn’t connected to the Internet, you can obtain the file from CustomerSource or your Microsoft Partner and copy it to your computer before running what’s known as a “manual” installation.

Tax updates are distributed in the form of .CAB files. Copy the .CAB file to a folder that you can readily access, such as the folder that contains Dynamics.exe. Copying the .CAB file to your computer does not complete the installation. Refer to the following section for instructions on how to install the tax update.

Installing the tax update

The Round 2 January 2019 tax update installation can be run from any workstation. The update installs payroll tax table data on the server computer where your existing Microsoft Dynamics GP application data is located. You need to install the tax table update only once.

If you have issues installing the update, review the article on Tips to install the U.S. Payroll Tax Update.

Before you begin, ask all Microsoft Dynamics GP users to exit the application until the update is complete. Exit all other applications, turn off the screen saver, and back up important data (including Forms.dic, Reports.dic, and Dynamics.vba if they exist) before you proceed with the installation.

  1. Log onto Microsoft Dynamics GP with the system administrator rights, and open the Payroll Tax Update window. (Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Maintenance >> U.S. Payroll Updates >> Check for Tax Updates)

  2. Select an update method, and then choose Next.

    A screenshot

    • The Automatic option downloads the current tax table update from the Internet to the default location. An Internet connection is required.
    • The Manual option processes the tax table update from a location you choose. You might choose Manual if you need to update a computer that isn’t connected to the Internet. To use this method, you should already have obtained the tax table update file, TX.cab, and copied it to a location your computer can readily access.
  3. If you selected Automatic, enter your 10-digit authorized telephone number. Choose Log in to start the download.

    If you selected Manual, specify the location where the tax table update file is located.

  4. Choose Process to start the update.

  5. Verify that the latest Payroll tax table update has been installed. Choose Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Tools >> Setup >> System >> Payroll Tax. The Last Tax Update value should be 1/25/2019.

What’s next

If you upgrade to another version of Microsoft Dynamics GP, you must install the most recent service pack (if any), as well as the most recent tax table updates for that release, to ensure you have the latest tax information. Newer releases of Microsoft Dynamics GP do not include current payroll tax information.